How to put on a party

Putting on a bit of a do? Our guide to party planning covers everything from storecupboard canapé ideas to advice for coping with the morning after.


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If you've got friends popping in for drinks, we've got the staples you'll need to throw together a few nibbles quick smart.



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Heading over to a friend's house? Make sure you don't ring the doorbell empty-handed and take one of our perfect portable dishes.




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Get the party swinging with our guide to help you find the perfect tipple.



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